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    February 14, 2013
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threat to kill state senator leland yee. first, though, we head to santa clara and the search of the suspect's home. ktvu's robert handa is there. what did they find today? >> reporter: well, the long painstaking search continues at this house today and even though details are coming out clowely, law enforcement -- slowly, law enforcement is finding dangerous material inside, including bombs ready to be used. >> reporter: bomb squad is examining the materials inside this home in santa clara. items are being tested before being removed. the bomb squad used this trailer to transport five devices away from the area where they were blown up, similar to tuesday night, captured on this surveillance video. today's devices were not just
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potentially dangerous. >> they were complete and ready to use. so that would be the difference. they were complete, ready to be implemented in whatever use he may have been planning. >> reporter: what everett basham he may have been planning to do is what investigators are trying to find out and what the neighbors are still coming to terms with. >> he was a recluse. we didn't see him often. he kept to himself. >> reporter: what do you think about all the stuff you are hearing? >> i am surprised it was there. i mean, i wouldn't have liked it then if i had know, but who knew. >> seemed smart. does broadcasting, kind of like strange. otherwise he was okay. >> the search of the house and the investigation into the owner continues at this hour. at 6:00 p.m. more on what law enforcement found out and we will hear from someone who watched this story from the first moment.
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live, robert handa, ktvu channel 2 news. >> search comes after he sent an e-mail to state senator leland yee threatening to kill him. today leland yee talked about the e-mail and what else it said. ktvu's rob roth is here with that part of the story. >> reporter: state senator leland yee says he got his share of hate mail in the past but nothing like the one he received last year. >> reporter: state senator leland yee said the e-mail came four weeks ago. he immediately turned it over to the california highway patrol to investigate because contained in the e-mail was a death threat. >> if i did not cease efforts to deal with gun violence he would assassinate me in or around the capital. >> the author of the e-mail was angry about leland yee's legislation that would ban devices that allow for rapid
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reloading of assault weapons and require assault weapons to have a 10 round limit. >> he stated he was a trained sniper and his e-mail detailed certain weapons that he possessioned and how he would kill me. >> the chp wouldn't disclose how they were able to trace the e-mail to everett basham. but they say inside his car they confiscated a loaded gun and inside his home in santa clara they found districtive devices and harmful chemicals. >> there is material that is classified as explosive, there are materials that are prohibited and criminal to possession. they are not household products. >> reporter: leland yee said he plans to move forward with the legislation tackling gun violence. >> this case is a troubling one and only further demonstrates the need to address this
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problem. >> reporter: coming up at 6:00 p.m. the messages another lawmaker received ova ammunition bill -- over a ammunition bill. in san francisco, rob roth, ktvu channel 2 news. following breaking news in the south bay. we will show you news chopper 2 is heading to san jose to check on reports of a double homicide that happened. the killings happened near a high school. the part of san jose east of 101, south of 280. at this point all the information we have is we are responding to reports of a double homicide in san jose near a high school. yesterday we reported on the killing of a 14-year-old in san jose. right now san jose reported 5 homicides this year. we are sending news chopper 2 to the area for a report of two more homicides. we will bring you the situation from above, our crews are working to get more information
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about what happened. magistrate dismissed a lawsuit that is trying trying to lock the obama administration from taking over the property rented by the harborside health sister. they filed procedures in october against harborside landlord on the grounds of selling marijuana violated federal law. the city claims they operated within laws. the judge found oakland had no standing in the case. the trial could start in a few months. the man accused of plotting to blow up a bank was in court today. matthew llaneza is charged with attempted use of a weapon of mass destruction. he was in court today for a bail hearing. he was granted a continuous for next month. matthew llaneza was arrested friday as part of a 20 month long -- 2 month long fbi sting.
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he tried to detonate a fake car bomb outside of a bank of america branch. >> authorities announced they have identified the remains of chris dorner. identification was made through dental records. the sheriff's department spokeswoman didn't give a cause of death. chris dorner's remains were found inside a cabin which burned to the ground after s.w.a.t. teams tossed tear gas in. he is believed to have killed two people, including two law enforcement officers. the man who made history as a first double amputee in the olympic games is under arrest accused of murdering his girlfriend. oscar pistorius was arrested this morning at his home after his girlfriend reeva steenkamp was found shot to death inside. she was a model who was about to debut on a reality tv show.
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there had been previous evidence of domestic violence at the home. >> there are reports neighbors may have heard shouting or screaming from the home in the build up to the shoot. >> we received the same reports. >> oscar pistorius is a national hero in south africa. after questioning him police took him into custody. carnival cruise, carnival triumph is slowly making its way to shore. its progress was slowed after a tow line broke. live in mobile, alabama where the ship is expected to dock later tonight. >> reporter: midnight is the best guess we have at this point. it is still 17 miles out. custom crews boarded the ship
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today. once the ship gets here there is still a couple of hours they will have to wait before they all get off of this boat. >> reporter: as the carnival triumph makes its return to shore, families are waiting. >> i promise you i will have a nice warm blanket for you. okay? >> good. >> reporter: the horrific ordeal. >> this will be a long day. there is no way we could speed up the process. >> reporter: the ship left texas last week for a four day tour. then on sunday an engine room fire cut off the electrical system and left carnival triumph adrift. passengers are providing more details of frustration. >> once the commodes got fuel, use the shower. temperatures dipped with
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passengers wearing bath robes to stay warm, the coast guard has been dropping off more supplies as officials move to speed up arrival preparations. >> there will be -- they will be doing the customs clearance so they will be able to disembark without going through the typical customs work. >> reporter: the carnival triumph's passengers, dry land has never looked so good. >> reporter: now as the ship gets closer we are hearing two stories. people making the best of it and people making the worse of it. if you are wondering why they were kept on the board, it is very dangerous to transfer people to another boat is very dangerous. the coast guard did airlift a woman this morning -- this afternoon after she suffered a
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stroke. reporting live in mobile, alabama, ktvu channel 2 news. >> coming up, the merger that will create the world's largest airline carrier and what that means for travelers. the san francisco harbor safety commission issued a ban to keep ships from sailing under neath the bay bridge during heavy fog. it takes effect when visibility is less than a half mile. doesn't effect ships coming in to port. it is in reaction to two ships that side swiped the bridge in foggy condition. they will review the rule after the investigation is concluded. the illinois state senate passed a valentines for same- sex couples. they approved legislation changing the definition of marriage from between a man and a woman to between two people.
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the measure goes to the house. illinois governor pat quinn is expected to sign the bill if it reaches his desk. in 15 minutes the marriage protest in san francisco today that led to several people being detained. a pilot has been identified as his plane crashed yesterday afternoon. we brought you the story yesterday here at 5:00 p.m. investigators say they believe he was flying to nut tree airport when a wing of the plane came off and it came to the grown. he was the owner. police are crediting youtube for helping them arrest a woman suspected of stealing a package from someone's porch. she was arrested yesterday afternoon. police found her with stolen mail, credit cards and i.d.es.
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police say she stole a package and a bag from a porch. someone was caught on this surveillance video. police put this video on youtube and several tips from the public led to the arrest. former san diego mayor today admitted she gambled millions of dollars intended for charity. she acknowledged today she misappropriated $2 million from her husband's chartable foundation. prosecutors say she won more than a billion dollars gambling but she lost even more than that. she made the admission as part of an agreement to defer the case for two years while she tries to repay the charity. the seeled hearing regarding the case. redacted transcripts of hearings that took place in
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december and january will be made public. she was an intern in washington d.c., and was killed in 2001. in 2010 an illegal immigrants was convict offend her murder. the hearings could signal a problem with the prosecution. . bay area dmz workers are being credited with breaking opgroup -- breaking up a group carrying out a scheme. they have all now been arrested. the dmv workers spotted the crew in 2010. members of the group continuously submitted paper work that didn't belong to them. they would offer their services for a fee. they would then pay the dmv with a bad personal check. it was carried out several
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times, it costs $50,000 in losses. drones in alameda county, what happened today at a contentious public hearing. >> and back here in a few minutes, we have a couple records today. it was warm out there. no fog at the coast tomorrow, warm tomorrow, how warm it will be for your friday. >> live pictures from news chopper 2 over the scene of a double homicide in san jose. new information on what happened coming up momentarily. çñçñ
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more now on breaking news from san jose. we are learning that two people have been killed in san jose, not far from a high school. you can see there is a large police presence there and they roped off one home in the neighborhood. here is what we know. one male and one female were killed. the call came in at 4:45 p.m. we are working to get more
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information. as we do we will bring it to you. again, the headline right now, two people killed in san jose. not far from a high school. these would be the 6th and 7 7th people killed in san jose so far this year. hundreds of people staged this protest outside the department of human resources. one person was handcuffed. workers are against the proposal to cut wages to thousands of workers. it does not effect current employees. a public hearing this afternoon over a plan to use police drones in alameda county. ktvu's health and science editor john fowler live in oakland with the debate over the alameda county sheriff's plan. >> reporter: seems this meeting concluded within the last hour,
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both sides for safety and against no drones made strong arguments. >> reporter: activists directed a mock up of a drone outside while inside a packed hearing room with passion. >> we oppose this development. we oppose public resources to buy the machines. we want a drone free zone. >> the sheriff's department put on a slide show, highlighted advantages. the sheriff proposed 10 different uses from fire response, search and rescue, documenting possible crimes. >> under the policy to use this drone for any purpose so the policy gives him too much leeway. >> reporter: any recorded video could be shared with law enforcement. the sheriff said any use is a year away, he is committed to
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transparency. >> we will be audited. we will be transparent. we will tell you exactly how we used our device. we will have a form. we will have a report. >> we want privacy policy put in place that protects safe guards. >> reporter: as written there is no specific privacy policy. >> if someone's child is missing and we have the opportunity to locate the child it is worth it. >> reporter: after the hearing they took no action. they think the sheriff's department can go ahead and use the drones, although he said he will continue to work on the policy. meanwhile there is state and federal legislation pending. so stay tuned. reporting live, health and science editor john fowler, ktvu channel 2 news. barts board of director is considering a fair increase to off set a budget short fall.
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they discussed the plan today to raise fairs 5.2% next year and increase them every two years through 2020 with the amount being tied to inflation. the board did not take any action on the plan today however it could come up in two weeks. chrysler is expanding aeral to fix a axle problem that caused 15 accidents. a rear axle could loosing. the current recall applies to rams from 2009 to 2012, dodge 2009 to 2011 and 2009 dodge full size suv and the 2009 chrysler aspen. the accidents did not cause any injuries. regulators are launching a crack down on unsafe tour buses. the administration said today teams of investigators will look at companies with a
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history of problems. 8 people were killed when a bus crashed in san bernardino earlier this month. the company behind the oil still in the gulf of mexico three years ago pleaded guilty today to criminal charges. they admitted to illegal conduct leading up to the oil spill disaster. an explosion in april of 2010 killed 11 people and sent 205 million gallons of oil into the gulf of mexico. the company was sentenced to pay $400 million in fines and penalties. bay area home prices increased in january for the 10 10th straight month. they released the numbers today. the meanian price was $415,000 and that is up 27% more from last year. 5500 homes were sold last month
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and that is up 3% compared to last year. all around the bay area this was the day to get out of office and have a picnic. let's go to our chief meteorologist bill martin. >> very warm, records out there as well. take a look at the numbers we got. 70s in many locations. the areas, the temperatures in orange represent -- represent the records. tomorrow will be warm again. redwood city 70 degrees. society in san jose. -- 70 in san jose. 72 in fairfield. we were talking about, this is the time of year when the plants get confused. sun is coming out and you will see the trees throw up blossoms, well, not soon. they are confused. unusual weather. this is 2,000 miles from here and it sticks around, through
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the weekend. then it breaks down. there is a system out here and that will lead to a good shot for showers in here if you go towards next week. we will talk about that. we head outside because it is so nice. 65 right now in novato. it is february. it is 6:15 p.m., and 67 degrees in concord. 66 walnut creak. you get the picture. it is very, very warm. temperatures tomorrow, just like these. maybe cooler. but similar. over night lows, like this morning. this pattern repeats itself. what will change into the weekend, clouds come in and that breaks down the ridge, the ridge i showed you and we get a shot of showers. temperatures tomorrow, cool again. frost in the morning, some places. kids are chilly when you send them out the door. yellows are 70s. that is a lot. more than today.
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fremont, concord, napa, santa rosa. low 70s. friday, a really nice day. enjoy it. embrace it. as we get into next week things change. real cold. we will get rain. freeze warnings, low snow levels as well. right now know tomorrow will be real nice. >> thank you. not the valentine's day they wanted. the protest that took place today at the clerk's office and the message they hope to deliver. >> and he had high hopes and aspirations, instead he is a victim of violence. we will hear from a father of a young man shot to death early this morning on a school campus. [ female announcer ] safeway presents
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a total contrast today between two evens in san francisco. one involved people getting married. ktvu's mike mibach tells thus other people who want to get married but can't. >> reporter: san francisco city hall. filled with cams -- cameras and all of the romance swirling around on van der -- on valentine's day. >> i am so glad she chose people. >> reporter: feet away a march, a rally, a sit in. >> equality. >> reporter: same-sex couple
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storms into the office and demanded marriage licenses. a dozen were detained and others walked away. >> it is hard to be here and told no again. >> reporter: they said they have been together for a decade. >> feels like in the last few years the wheels have been grinding faster and so every time, you know, we come back we are more hopefully things will go our way. >> reporter: next month they will hear marriage equality cases and officials are confident prop 8 will be ruled unconstitutional. >> it is a matter of when i i know the time is soon. >> it is important that san francisco continues to lead the way. we continue to lead the way and we are not afraid to shake things up. >> reporter: with the ruling by the supreme court set to come down next summer couples hope valentine's day here at san
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francisco city hall next year will be different. mike mibach, ktvu channel 2 news. the college of marine has been taken off of a warning list. the commission issued a warning last february saying the school failed to make improvements, after an inspection they determined they made the improvements. it is required for federal funds. >> i want to know who feels like they have the right to play god. >> outpours of emotions after a young man was shot to death. what happened right before the shooting. well, well, well.
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growing up, we didn't have u-verse. we couldn't record four shows at the same time. in my day, you were lucky if you could record two shows. and if mom was recording her dumb show
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5:00 p.m. >> it is believed a game of dice turned deadly as a man is killed at a elementary school. friends say it was over $2 in the game of dice. the victim was considered a promising young football player. ktvu's john sasaki is live with the message for students at that school. john? >> reporter: this fence surrounds the school but residents say many people hop over to play on the campus and that is what happened last night before a man was shot. >> reporter: the school was quiet today because students were told to stay home after a killing on campus. >> who feels like they have the right to play god and take somebody's life over $2? >> reporter: 8:45 p.m. last night trevon foster was shot and killed why he and others played dice. >> no value of life now.
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it shouldn't be like that. >> we met his father who said this violence is too common. >> i hope this senseless killing stop. nobody should have to burry their son especially when they are going to school, going in the right direction. >> reporter: this is video of trevon foster playing football in oakland. friends bagged outthe -- about the talent in this family. >> his brother played at cal. >> friends with everybody. not imaginable. >> reporter: his father is challenging witnesses to come forward. >> the guys that was with him, they knew who it because you are with him, playing dice. you know who it is. >> the school was closed today so sheriff's deputies could finish their investigation.
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it will reopen tomorrow. >> i would tell them that their school is a safe place for them. i don't want them to be afraid to come to school. >> reporter: one of the students is trevon foster's youngerster and one of his -- younger sister and one of his friends said there would be a candlelight vigil tonight. john sasaki, ktvu channel 2 news. police are gather clues following yesterday's stabbing of a student near a high school campus. friends identified the victim as a member of the san jose high school football team. his coach said he was the father of a two-year-old boy and trying to put gang ties behind him. police haven't announced suspects or a motive for the attacks which came after classes ended yesterday. also in san jose police are asking for the public's help in finding a bank robber. this is a picture of the suspect on november 28. police say the man demanded
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money and got away with cash. an hour before that robbery police say the suspect was seen at a mcdonalds. he is 5'8", 150 wounds, wearing a atlanta falcons hat a black jacket black and white shoes. >> police are investigating a pair of similar bank robberies today in two cities. first happened at 10:30 a.m. this morning at u.s. bank. the second happened 45 minutes later in santa rosa at a u.s. bank. in both case as man with a goatee handed the teller a note. the suspect matches the description for another robbery two weeks ago at a chase bank. the golden state warriors are revising their proposal for a new arena. in the first one, part of the arena sticks out over the peers
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which doesn't leave enough room for a cruise ship. now they are including a birth in hopes of gaining backing. >> when the merger between american airlines and u.s. airways is completed it will mean that 4 carriers will control 34ths of the service -- 34ths of the -- 3/4 of the services. ktvu's top v has more. -- tom vacar has more. >> we will be building a future that all of us can, you know, can prosper from. >> it will have something else. >> american will have a monopoly on every route they fly. >> reporter: he says -- >> we are definitely going to be looking at higher fairs. >> i hope they don't go up. >> i think more competition is
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good for prices. >> reporter: one possible benefit, with fewer airlines that might free up ticket counter space and gate space for upstart airlines to come in and fill the void with more competition. >> in some case physical you have a big enough cost advantage you can. that is what we have seen in the industry. >> it worked years ago for southwest. virgin has done a good job. >> reporter: millions of consumers will repain tied -- remain tied to their frequent flier plans. >> a merger is the biggest zig saw puzzle, labor issues, financial structure. it is just -- amazingly complicated. >> reporter: we saw that with the computer fiascoes. consumer editor tom vacar, ktvu channel 2 news. republicans blocked a vote to confirm chuck hagel as u.s.
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defense secretary. the vote broke down along party lines. chuck hagel fell short of the 60 votes needed to clear the way for final consideration. democrats are vowing to hold another vote when the senate returns next week. not quite what they expected. a raid on a farm after a report of a meth lab, what agents fount and brought back -- found and brought back with them.
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warren buffset pouring fun buffet is poring money into the catch up business to buy the hines company. the deal will make them a privately held company, taking it off the stock markets. he said the maker will keep its headquarters in pittsburgh, pennsylvania. on wall street today, mixed reaction to job numbers set again economic troubles in europe and japan. the dow is down 9 to 13,973., the nasdaq is up 1 at 3,198. the s&p is up 1 at 1,521. drug agents raided a home in illinois this week looking into reports of a meth lab and let's say they were not expecting what they found. authorities say neighbors
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complained about drug making equipment, it was actually for making maple syrup but she was happy her neighbors were alert. >> i wanted to let them know it is maple syrup and they are all welcome for pancakes. >> they have been making it for the past five winters and they have police a supply to take home with them. an effort to end violence against women in san francisco. >> a couple record highs today. talked about those earlier. will we see warmth tomorrow? will the fog return? and how about the bay area weekend? all that and more back here in just 10 minutes.
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valentine's day events across san francisco today as part of a movement to end violence against women and girls. this took place mid-afternoon. organizers announced the 1 billion rising -- one billion rising movement last year on valentine's day. 1-3 women world wide whip be beaten or raped in their life time. ktvu's david stevenson now with why ross mirkarimi's participation isn't sitting well with everyone. >> the party is wrapping up now. there are a couple people
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dancing here. one event celebrating this campaign was more controversial because of the city official supporting it. >> reporter: a dance done around the world today at jails. dozens of inmates joined in, calling for an end to violence against women and girls. >> i am a domestic violence survivor. it means a lot to me. you have to feel the muse took do it. [ music playing ] >> the campaign song break the chain had special meaning for the women here. >> a program where we are all geared towards recovery as women and a part is recovering from relationships that are abusive. >> reporter: san francisco sheriff ross mirkarimi convicted last year on a domestic violence related charge brought organizers into the jails to teach the dance. he wasn't invited to the event
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today at city hall. >> today's event is special and i am glad family and the public are coming together. you want to get to the heart of the matter, come in the jail system. >> reporter: 20 male inmates along with the chapten showed their -- captain showed their support. >> i have sisters and cousins abused by men. i got their back. i am looking for that change. [ music playing ] >> reporter: san francisco sheriff ross mirkarimi joined officials on the steps of city hall watching as hundreds of the dancers you see here perform that dance break the chain before the party began breaking up 5 minutes ago. reporting live, david stevenson, ktvu channel 2 news. a organization for mothers spent valentine's day urging lawmakers to act on gun safety
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laws. in washington, d.c. they want congress to have a heart and pass gun control legislation. >> we have got to stop standing flat footed and paralyzed because there are a couple folks out there that are beating the drum on this issue. >> we have outdated gun policies and time to update them. make sure we have universal background checks. >> the group started year ago but gains new members following the connecticut shooting in december. the homeland security department wants to buy more ammunition. a lot more. they want to buy more than 1.6 billion rounds of ammunition in the next 4-5 years. that is the equivalent of 5
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bullets for every person in the united states. all the extra ammunition would be used for federal agents in training and on duty. the government says they are making the ardor to get -- order to get a lower price. north korea is upgrading a launch site to handle larger rockets this comes after tuesday's best of a nuclear bomb. they says commercial satellite photos shows they have been working since october to build a new launchpad. the new facility could be finished in three years. the asteroid that is expected to fly close to california tomorrow but there is no chance of impact. about the size of a 15 story building. sun light will obscure the event but nasa will stream the fly by at 11:00 p.m.
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valentine's day in san francisco always means one thing a huge pillow fight. it is just getting started and ktvu's mike mibach right there in the middle of all of it. >> reporter: it is the calm before the storm of the great pillow fight on valentine's day here in san francisco. it takes place right here in justin herman plaza. the official kickoff is around 6:00 p.m. they will hear the bells ringing and as soon as they hear the bells go it is game on as folks will start slugging away with their pillose. quit the selection. white, brown, pink. lot of costumes as well. talk about your experience. >> first timer. >> what brings you out? >> this is my friend. i am going to find my female tonight. >> reporter: why? >> facebook. she was talking about it today
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and i wasn't doing anything for valentine's day because i am single. >> reporter: do you have a technique? >> yeah. hold two hands and bring it across. >> reporter: you will have fun. is it chet? >> yeah. >> costume? >> i thought i should wear a costume. >> reporter: have fun. again t is the calm before the storm as folks are on the outer edge waiting to inch their way in. we will cover the great pillow fight here in san francisco. live in the city, mike mibach, ktvu channel 2 news. >> that is priceless stuff. thank you. >> may still happen at 6:00 p.m. >> she my friend right now. >> but we will see. >> reporter: let's go to our chief meteorologist bill martin. perfect day. >> it really is. last year the pillow fight it was wet. nice out there right now.
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temperatures outside in the mid- 60s. right? warm. rain -- it is nice to see that notch of clearing there. it will come around again. watch this. fog blown away. there was fog long the coast. golden gate bridge. but it has gone away. these are the current temperatures. 72 in oakland. that is warm. i don't know if that is correct. sometimes they might be off but you get the idea. 66 napa. 61 san francisco. it is warm for february. getting up to 6:00 p.m. now, it is still mild. as you head outside tonight, nice night. mild, 9:00 p.m. temperatures fall. patchy morning fog possible tomorrow. tomorrow is a repeat of today. if you had frost today, you got it tomorrow. but for the most part another beautiful day. this high pressure is owning us. as it does the air sinks and
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warms, it goes off shore. that is how the high essure works. this pattern hits us in august. it is a high fire danger, but this time of year it is very pleasant warming with record warmth. inland temperatures near 70 or above 70. long the coast, mid-60s. upper 60s. and a really, really nice friday. friday already. week flew by. friday 4:00 p.m. computer model, i want to show you the ridge break down. saturday afternoon. friday great. saturday great. sunday is the beginning of change. that is good, we need a change. we can't enjoy this weather much longer. we can't. it is really great. everybody was like oh, my god, spring. but we can't roll like this because, you know, we need
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water. if we don't get it we don't get it. five-day forecast after the temperatures. five-day forecast, there it is. temperatures cool down on the weekend. showers on tuesday. >> looking good. thank you, bill. a drug tunnel shut down, where and how it was discovered and a senator's plan to fight climate change, the details, including a carbon tax to raise a trillion dollars. hmm, it says here that cheerios helps lower cholesterol as part of a heart healthy diet.
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two days after president obama threatened to take action, barbara boxer promised to put a bill on the floor by the spring. barbara boxer unveiled it today to impose a carbon tax on companies for emissions linked to global global warming. >> we know it is causing the problem. too much carbon pollution in the air. >> barbara boxer says the bill would raise a trillion dollars over 10 years and reduce gas emissions 80% in 35 years. republicans are preparing for a fight. >> people who want to tax everything togain revenue are -- to gain revenue are not talking about the best interest
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of the country. >> democrats don't like the idea. barbara boxer said climate change is one of her top priorities for the 113th congress. agents shut down a drug smuggling tunnel in arizona and seized 1200 pounds of marijuana. these are pictures. agents were conducting surveillance when they spotted suspicious activity. they found a van with bundles of american and more inside -- marijuana and more inside the tunnel. we are following breaking news in san jose, policeerous on the scene of a double homicide, ktvu's maureen naylor is on the way. and public employees downloading pornography at work on city computers. details on who was doing this
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in three cities and how much they were getting paid at the time.

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